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SPEAKERS

PLENARY SPEAKERS

  1. Prof. Dr. Rameshwar Adhikari (Nepal)
  2. Prof. Masaya Nogi (Japan)
  3. Dr. Suharto Honggokusumo (Indonesia)
  4. Prof. Ausias Gilles (France)
  5. Prof. Hiroyuki Nishide (Japan)
  6. Dr. Corne Verstraten (Germany)
  7. Prof. Dr. Eniya Listiani Dewi (Indonesia)

 

Prof. Dr. Rameshwar Adhikari

Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal

Title: Biomass Based and Compostable Polymer Composites: Structure-Properties Correlations and Applications

He has been working as associate Professor of Chemistry at Central Department of Chemistry, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. He is also a life member of Nepal Chemical Society (NCS) as General Secretary for two terms (2006-2010). He is the founder Chairperson of Nepal Polymer Institute (NPI), a professional organization dedicated to education, research and utilization of Polymer Chemistry and related areas in Nepal. Research Areas: Biopolymers, Nanostructured Polymers, Block Copolymers, Polymer Microscopy, Bionics.

 

Prof. Masaya Nogi

Laboratory of Cellulose Nanofiber Materials, The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Japan

Title: Cellulose Nanofibers for Flexible Electronics

Masaya Nogi is an Associate Professor at Laboratory of Cellulose Nanofiber Materials, The Institute of Science and Industrial Research, Osaka University, Japan. He studied wood science and technology at the Nagoya University, where he also received his Dr.Agr degree in 2002. Following postdoctoral work with Research Institute of Sustainable Humanosphere (Prof. Yano’s group) at Kyoto University, Japan. His interests involve the development of printed electronics and the advanced cellulose nanofiber materials. 

 

Dr. Suharto Honggokusumo*

Indonesia

 

 

 

Prof. Ausias Gilles

University of South Brittany, France

Title: Composite processing with additive manufacturing processes

Gilles Ausias completed his PhD in 1991 at Ecole des Mines de Paris (France) under Prof. JF Agassant’s supervision. He has successfully carried out industrial research projects as research engineer for a firm manufacturing plastic and rubber parts for the automotive industry (1991-1995). He is now a lecturer at the Université de Bretagne Sud since 1995. Past 20 years working in the field of rheology and composite processing. He has collaborated with Prof. PJ Carreau at Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal (Canada), Prof. RI Tanner at University of Sydney (Australia) and Prof. N. Phan-Thien of National University of Singapore. He has published more than 35 referred papers and 6 patents in the fields of the rheological characterization of composites, biocomposites and nanocomposites, the development of rheological models, the modeling of fiber suspension flow and the improvement of processes as composite tube manufacturing. 

 

Prof. Hiroyuki Nishide

Waseda University, Japan

Title: An Alcohol Polymer for Safe and Clean Hydrogen-Storage and -Release

Hiroyuki Nishide is a Professor at Department of Applied Chemistry, Dean of School of Advanced Science and Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan. He received his PhD in 1975, and has been visiting researcher at Free University Berlin and Polytechnic University New York. He has conducted research in the field of syntheses and applications of functional polymers, recently focusing on the organic polymers for rechargeable batteries and photovoltaic cells. He is Past-President of the Society of Polymer Science, Japan and of the Federation of Asian Polymer Societies, and President of Japan Union of Chemical Science and Technology.

 

Dr. Corne Verstraten

Dr. Collin, Germany

 

After graduation, Corné started his career as a Mechanical and Process Engineer at the company General Electric Plastics in the Netherlands. In 1998, after 9 years of experience in the compounding and flat film production in different divisions at GE Plastics, Corné became the agent of the Kreyenborg Group, taking care of the local market for Kreyenborg and BKG Bruckmann & Kreyenborg Pelletizing Systems in the BeNeLux countries (Belgium, Netherlands & Luxembourg). In 2006, Corné Verstraten moved to the headquaters of the Kreyenborg Group in Münster, Germany, where he started as Project and Sales Manager. Besides the BeNeLux countries, he is also responsible for the Middle East and India. In 2010 Corne set up the regional office in Malaysia for the Kreyenborg group in South East Asia. In 2014 Corne joined the company Dr Collin as Sales director besides that he is a joint partner in the company. 

 

Prof. Dr. Eniya Listiani Dewi

Center for Materials Technology, The Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), Indonesia

 

 

2017  HPI Polimer